Tag Archives: COVID-19

Friday Factoid: Conquering Quarantine Fatigue

Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern   Back in May, I began noticing the term “quarantine fatigue” being thrown around on the internet.  As shelter-in-place orders were reaching 30 days in many places, people were beginning to feel drained, irritable, … Continue reading

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Article Review: Ferrando, S.J., et al. (2020). COVID-19 psychosis: A potential new neuropsychiatric condition triggered by novel coronavirus infection and the inflammatory response?

Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern   The authors of this study sought to bring awareness to cases in which COVID-19 positive patients developed new-onset symptoms of psychosis.  They explained some hospitals have been reporting cases in which COVID-19 positive … Continue reading

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Article Review: Smalley, C. M., et al. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on suicidal ideation and alcohol presentations to emergency departments in a large healthcare system.

Sarah Watts, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern   Smalley et al. (2020) explored whether the rates of both suicidal ideation and binge drinking had increased during the “Stay at Home” orders with the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors conducted a retrospective study … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid: Getting Outside in the Time of Social Distancing

Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern   Cabin fever is currently running rampant due to the need to social distance in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19.  However, isolating inside comes with its own problems including increases … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid: Self-care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Katelyn Yunes, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern   As discussed previously in the March article review, there are psychological implications from spending time in quarantine, particularly for healthcare workers. Over the past few weeks, several stores, companies, and restaurants began providing … Continue reading

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